Fiddlin' and Diddlin' - Daily Links 8/18

Herald    Paul Pierce still likes Celtics in ever-changing NBA
Lakers owner Jerry Buss thinks this might be his beat team
LeBron James goes after Dan Gilbert
Big Baby doll
Globe   Wallace appears at Pierce's camp, said he's retired
Pierce thinks Celtics need one more 'piece'
Celtics’ Davis eyes new role
Nuggets, Anthony mull future
Pierce likes retooled Celtics
CelticsBlog    Should Rondo Be Playing for Team USA?
Pierce Thinks Wallace Could Return Around February
CelticsLife    Mature Big Baby Expecting Breakout Year
Celtics rookies get their photoshoot on
SQ #17--Camp Talk Day 1
Random Thoughts on The Truth, Sheed, Fakers and More

ESPN     Shaq vs ... Youk?
Buss on Shaq, Celtics rivalry
Jerry Buss: Los Angeles Lakers' moves not motivated by Miami Heat's
Summer Forecast: Best, worst coaching change
Say cheese! (Part II)
Say cheese!
Red's Army    A video look back at the weekend at Rucker Park
Sheed says he's done... Pierce ain't so sure
CSNNE     Pierce signs final NBA contract; Italy or Greece next
Pierce never had feeling Doc would leave
Pierce: 'Prime' makes it harder for LeBron, Wade, Bosh
Pierce plays assistant GM during the offseason
Pierce delivers goods in 1-on-1
Celtics Hub     Sheed Showed Up
NESN    Glen Davis 'Hitting That Line of Maturity' in Upcoming Contract Year
Tickets for Celtics-Heat Season Opener Already at Sky-High Prices
Indiana Pacers Need Role Players To Give Danny Granger Some Help
Shaquille O'Neal Shoots 33 Percent on Free Throws in 'Scary Movie 4'
Lex Nihil Novi     Larry v. Magic: Game 11 (part 5)
Larry v. Magic: Game 11 (part 6)
Banner 18    New Hondo mix from the muscular one....
Celtics Town    Shaq races Tyson Gay, cooks with Rachael Ray on Shaq vs
Paul Pierce hits wing shortage on the nose
Pierce jokes (I think) that Wallace could return in February
Larry Hughes still on Celtics’ radar
Celtics Stuff Live    Be Part of The Gang!
Boston Celtics Report    Paul Pierce Continues Push For Improvements: Maybe He Should Start With Himself
CBS Sports   Shootaround 8.18.10
Why everyone is sick of Lebron James
Of leadership, LeBron, and KG
Bleacher Report    Why Rajon Rondo Will Start at PG in Turkey(And Why It's No Surprise)
“The Decision” that Changed the NBA
Give Me the Rock Top 10 Underrated Shooting Guards in Basketball History
NBA Power Rankings: The 20 Most Complete Players In NBA History
Basketball Prospectus    The Tangible Value of Intangibles?
Indy Star   New Pacer Posey is ready to be a leader
Enterprise   CELTICS NOTEBOOK: Pierce sees trend about to develop in NBA
Paul Pierce to use Celtics’ Game 7 loss as motivation
Berkshire Eagle   On Shaq and other old bigs
MetroWest Daily    Pierce holds court at his camp
Dimemag     Super-Friends 2: Carmelo linked to Dwight Howard and Amar’e
LA Times   Jerry Buss says this might be his best Lakers team, and that's saying a lot
A Stern Warning    Shoe Wars
Fear the Sword   Anderson Varejao Hurt While Playing For Brazil
Pro Basketball Talk    Paul Pierce thinks Sheed could come back in February. Sheed disagrees.
Brandon Roy apologizes for appearance in marijuana positive rap video
Basketball News Update    Celtics Notebook: Harangody in, Wallace out
Neon Tommy    Is The NBA Protecting Kobe Bryant?
Denver Post    Kiszla: Nuggets don't want to get LeBron'd by Carmelo Anthony
NY Times    Heat-Celtics Opener, a Pricey Proposition
Yahoo    LeBron tells GQ he isn't sure Gilbert ever cared
Rasheed Wallace returning in February?
Daily Cal   Q&A With Leon Powe: On LeBron, Cal and Eating At Gypsy's